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and scaled its walls by means of movable platforms. Having
taken the Patras and feudatory chiefs, and nobles who were
defending the fort prisoners, he gave them assurances of safety,
and returned to Vidyanagara.

(Krsnaraya) once again set out from the Karnata country
with the object of effecting the conquest of Kalinga ini§. S. 1438
Yuva. He entered the Janinii valley, passed from Kona by the
way of Kottham and subjugated Vaddadi and Madugalu from
Potnur. Finally he moved upon Katakani, and offered battle
to Prataparudra Grajapati who fled from his capital (as he
could not oppose his enemy). A peace was concluded, accord-
ing to the terms of which, the Grajapati gave his daughter in
marriage to the Raya. Then Krsnaraya finally returned to

Kaifiyat of Sam&ralakZta, L. K. 19, pp. 147-9.

While Prataparudra Grajapati Maharaja was ruling the
kingdoms of 5.ndhra and Kalinga, Vira Pratapa K^snadeva
Maharaya, the lord of the city of Yijayanagara in the western
country, who was seated on the throne of the Narapatis, came
with his fourfold army to effect the conquest of Kali&ga. He
passed through Peddapuram on his way to Katakam, when the
country was ruined to some eztent ou account of the confusion
caused by the army. After Krsnaraya's return to the western
kingdom, the Grajapati once again assumed the government of
the country.

r^ L. R* 19, pp. 309-10.

The Ancestors of Krsnaraya : — Krsnadevaraya was the son
of Narasimhadevaraya and a grandson of Kvaradevaraya.
The last mentioned chief ruled from his headquarters at
5.negondi over the southern districts such as Srirangam and
Tiruccinapalli.* His son, Narasimhadevaraya, was a man of
* * Tfcis is not true.